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Feb 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
of american families trying to adopt children from russia are dealing with. tonight, we share a story of a maryland couple caught in the middle of a political tug of war. >> reporter: for matt and julie, waiting is excruciating. >> i pray to god every day that he'll let us bring them home. >> reporter: in september, the couple left their farm flying to russia where they spent days getting to know two 10-year-old girls they desperately hoped to an't do. >> how did it feel when you actually met the girls? >> after the first meeting, we knew these girls were for us. >> reporter: wjz has flued the girls' faces since matt and julie are still waiting to see if russia lifts the ban on american adoptions. the government announced a ban this past december leaving couples like julie and matt in limbo. >> they both deserve a loving home, and that's what we can provide. >> reporter: many believe this adoption ban is in response to a recent american law calling for sanctions against russians who commit human rights violations. on the state department advisory c
Comedy Central
Feb 25, 2013 7:25pm PST
snacking one of the things americans didn't have tone during last week. >> in a remote part of russia a meteor traveled to earth and exploded. >> it carried a contrail and hit the atmosphere and exploded with the force of an atomic bomb. >> jon: on the bright side did it provide russia with a fleeting sense of warmth. [laughter] this was scary not like a solar eclipse. yeah. wasn't like a solar eclipse. no one knew it was coming. how did these russians get the footage? >> a majority was recorded purely by chance, captured by small dash mounted cameras that are the latest fad among russian car owners. >> jon: let's roll the camera again with the sound up. i'm going to learn the russian for holy (bleep) ball. [radio noise] [laughter] >> jon: the guy in the car didn't even say anything. that's more amazing than the footage itself. the guy in the car is completely unimpressed by a death rock hurling towards the city. is everyone in russian society just that jaded? >> motorists have turned to dash cams for self protection. visual proof to fend off charges from possibleibly corrupt police o
Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
russia. like this maryland family. they had their room set up. then an international dispute between the u.s. and russia comes between the children and their adoptive parents. >>> just before 6:30. 42 degrees. but light rain. good evening, everyone. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. >>> another major storm tears through the nation's heartland. it's blamed on at least 10 deaths. and tens of thousands of people are without power. first warning weather coverage begins with randall pinkston with more. >>> snow plows and sand trucks are clearing roads in the midwest. as drivers cope with the second big storm in a week. nearly a foot of snow has fallen in kansas and missouri. northern arkansas is getting flurries. and the storm has moved into illinois. >> it's getting pretty nasty out here. through all of this slush and everything. i'm just hoping it doesn't get up to six inches of slush. >> forecasters say this snow is the dense kind. so heavy and dangerous, it reportedly sent at least eight
Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
taro aso to talk with the president. he sent president mori to russia last week to begin longstanding talks with russia. abe will meet later this year with vladimir putin to discuss the territories which are controlled by russia and claimed by japan. abe and obama agreed to cooperate on another source of concern. they said they'll work through the u.n. secretary council on tougher sanctions in north korea. they have urged leaders in pyongyang to stop the provocation, however, those leaders have already signalled their intentions to defy those warnings. president obama indulged the japan-u.s. alliance the central foundation for allegiance security. abe agreed it worked to their mutual benefit. >>> china's leaders were paying close attention to abe's visit, and they didn't like what they heard. a government spokesperson took issue with another statement on ownership of the senkaku islands. >> translator: no matter what excuses are made, japan can't change the fact that it illegally occupies chinese territory. >> they will urge china's leaders to address the issue correctly. she said the
Feb 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
point? he wasn't close to getting into the bar itself. >> take a look at what happened in russia. >> they are a hearty people not fazed by much. >> this one will shock you. >> this tree is leaning. >> notice the trash cans. >> notice this woman walking out of the building. she's going to disappear behind the cars. when she reappears, watch what happens. >> oh, boy. >> the tree falls smackdown on top of the trash can. takes a look, throws her trash away and keeps going wherever she was going. >> that's great. she just had to take out the trash. >> she fixes her hair a bit. other people come out like what happened here. >> man, totally could have died, but i threw the trash out. >> i bet the garbage guys are like who threw away the tree. >> just another day in russia. >>> placing tires in the street lead to a terrifying scene. >> whoa! >> i saw trouble coming. >> an suv comes through and hits one of these young people. >> we have the story behind the strike. and a stylish accessory that can give you wi-fi. >> it's a james bond >>> i want you to take a look at this video coming out
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am EST
russia are dealing with right now. this morning jessica kartalija shares the story of a maryland couple caught in the middle of a political tug of war. >> good morning. unless a russian court has already approved the adoption there's an indefinite hold on new adoptions of russian children here in the u.s. one maryland family shares with us their heartbreaking story. >> for matt and julie, waiting is excruciating. >> i sit there and i pray to god every day that he'll let us bring them home. >> in september the carol county couple left their farm flying to russia where they spent days getting to know two 10-year-old girls they desperately hope to adopt. >> how did it feel when you actually met the girls for the first time? >> after the first meeting we knew that these girls were for us. >> wjz has blurred the girl's faces since matt and julie are waiting to see if the ban is lifted. >> they're both deserve a loving home, and that's what we can provide. >> many believe this adoption ban is in response to a recent american law calling for sanctio
FOX Business
Feb 26, 2013 12:00am EST
of russia. looks like we does a bullet on this one, but neither is as serious plan -- to preve a big asteroid from destroying the earth. the astronauts did coming up next. you never have too much "money." even definitely have to many asteroids. ♪ ♪ melissa: all right, it is time for little fun with "spare change." thank you both for joining us. what did you think? >> i have decided i will do a job as a mentalist. i went five for mack six. i didn't see any of the films read doing better than he did. melissa: remember the acid that exploded over russia? who could forget this? now researchers are spending $350 million on a project that would shoot a rocket into an asteroid as it passes by the earth. if it is successfully the first time humans not mastered off course. to me this sounds like money well spent. i like to be protected from an asteroid, why not. >> think about it, found those asteroids hit somewhere near the earth, it could destroy a city, a town. in asteroid destroyed all the dinosaurs. absolutely. melissa: or should we get the mentalist to be back and tell us when it wi
Feb 25, 2013 9:00pm EST
that stuxnet has given countries like russia and china, not to mention terrorist groups and gangs of cybercriminals for hire, a textbook on how to attack key u.s. installations. >> you can download the actual source code of stuxnet now and you can repurpose it and repackage it and then, you know, point it back towards wherever it came from. >> sounds a little bit like pandora's box. >> yes. >> whoever launched this attack-- >> they opened up the box. they demonstrated the capability. they showed the ability and the desire to do so, and it's not something that can be put back. >> if somebody in the government had come to you and said, "look, we're thinking about doing this. what do you think?" what would you have told them? >> i would have strongly cautioned them against it because of the unintended consequences of releasing such a code. >> meaning that other people could use it against you? >> yes. >> or use their own version of the code. >> something similar. son of stuxnet, if you will. >> as a result, what was once abstract theory has now become a distinct possibility. if you c
Feb 26, 2013 10:00am PST
of policy from the united states. >> from the u.s. now, there is no agreement with russia. russia is rearming assad, propping up the regime, and that was the contentious part of today's meeting. but what kerry seemed to be hinting at is that under pressure from the brits and certainly from the syrian opposition which initially said that they would not meet in rome with him in a couple of days, he called them and persuaded them saying show up, we've got something for you. this meeting will be worth your while. what he said to us is this is a right moment. it is a new secretary of state. it is a president on a second term. wait and see what happens. now -- >> you were staying that hillary clinton, leon panetta both wanted to arm the syrian rebel wrshz. >> arm some of them. >> the president vetoed it. you think he is telegraphing something. >> i think he thinks he is telegraphing something. i think he may think he has more running room than he has. we've seen that the white house really controls foreign policy more than the state department. hillary clinton didn't challenge that. she
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am PST
of russia that makes for the most contaminated nuclear site on the planet. >> wow. >> at the time of sequester, taxpayers spend $2 billion per year just maintaining the cleanup operation. then it was revealed that hundreds of gallons of high-level toxic waste have been leaking over the last several years right into the ground. eventually into the ground water and maybe the columbia river. >> you say the most contaminated site in the world behind places in russia. who's at risk? >> we have to realize that nuclear waste is a toxic witch's brew of chemicals, the most dangerous known to science. plutonium, enriched uranium, nitric acid solvents all mixed in a liquid vat. and we have 56 million gallons worth of this toxic stuff. to get this into perspective, to get your head around this imagine 80 olympic-sized swimming pools containing the most toxic substance known to science of which two olympic-size swimming pools have leaked right into the ground and eventually into the water table and, perhaps, even into people's drinking water. >> what are you going to do? >> we
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am EST
by russia to impose a ban as a result of the use here of rack taupe mean that is not scientifically based and is contrary to international law. our office has stated very clearly it's our expectation that russia will reverse that decision. that's another risk to the livestock industry that's manmade. now, fortunately, we got some good news yesterday as the scientific commission from oie has now indicated that the u.s. can now be considered a negligence jill risk nation for bse, and hopefully that will be confirmed this summer. and we further got good news with additional opening of markets, particularly for our beef. last month we talked about the opportunity that japan is now affording for a wider market in japan which is good news, and we've had the korean free trade agreement and the opportunities that presents. we've also seen mexico relax some of its restrictions on beef purchases and today hong kong will join that list by indicating a willingness to take all deboned beef products of any age and boned-in beef less than 30 months. so an expanding opportunity where trade barriers are c
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